Durel Springs have revolutionized the Indian Draft Gear Industry. IR validated Durel Springs in 2005 for Balance Draft Gear used in passenger coaches, offering jerk-free and smoother rides, enhancing passenger comfort and safety.
Today, the majority of Centre Buffer Couplers running on Indian Railways are equipped with Durel’s Springs and some have been in service for almost 10 years, offering continued performance and reliability with added cost benefits.
The Balanced Draft Gear is an enhanced design that consists of two separate packs of elastomeric pads for buff and draw modes and aims to provide jerk-free and smooth train operations. Durel pads arrangement offers a high damping factor, greater than 60% which helps in smooth & vibration-free movement of trains at high speeds.